Transitions to Success is a free, five-month, full-time program for women seeking employment, and includes Microsoft Office 2016 Certification. Transitions to Success helps women improve their skills and confidence before returning to the workforce.

This program offers:

  • Intensive computer training including intermediate MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Participants receive the International Computer Driving Licence (ICDL), an internationally recognized certificate in Microsoft Office 2016.
  • Career workshops and trainings with business professionals.
  • 4 week unpaid internship and 4 week paid internship (14$ per hour).
  • Individual employment support from an Employment Advisor.
  • One-on-one help with resume writing, cover letter, interview skills, and job search
  • Money Management workshops and financial counseling.
  • Case management and counseling support.
  • Assistance to women fleeing violence


  • Women 19+ who are looking for employment
  • Minimum LINC/ESL level 6
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada (valid work permit, if applicable)
  • Able to attend program full-time (Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm) for 20 weeks
  • Able to arrange own childcare
  • Have basic computer skills
  • Not in full-time school or work